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No Child Left Behind Act

Gazette opinion: Common misconceptions about the ‘Core’

Gazette opinion: Common misconceptions about the ‘Core’

Teachers' unions have protested it. Republicans have condemned it. U.S. businesses helped initiate it and President Obama endorsed it.

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Wyoming will not receive fed schools waiver

Wyoming will not receive a federal waiver that would ease consequences for schools under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to a Wyoming Department of Education email obtained by the Star-Tribune.

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Gazette opinion: Don’t be afraid of Montana Common Core

Alarmed that United States has fallen behind other nations in student achievement, some American business leaders convinced state leaders to take action. The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers led the development of new standards, spelling out what …

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Education accountability still on track despite failed bills

CASPER, Wyo. — A new accountability system to grade Wyoming schools, teachers and principals is still on track despite two failed bills on the topic this legislative session, state education officials said Tuesday.

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Darrell Ehrlick: Rotten to the Core?

I have been unable to figure out whether being a journalist is a blessing or a curse.

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State OPI gets waiver for next spring's standardized tests

HELENA — Montana public schools, moving to new standards for English and math, won’t have to test students on the old standards while doing a dry run on the new testing next spring, the state’s top school official said Tuesday.

November 05, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Data: Half of Wyoming's schools don't meet federal marks

More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.

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SD2 misses mark with NCLB compliance

More Billings students needed to score a little better this year on math and reading as No Child Left Behind requirements inched up again this spring.

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State misses NCLB goals; OPI chief cites broken system

State misses NCLB goals; OPI chief cites broken system

HELENA — Montana students have fallen short of this year's benchmarks set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Wyoming delays request for No Child waiver

Wyoming is holding off a year in its request for a waiver that allows the state relief from the federal No Child Left Behind Act in exchange for state educational reform efforts, because the state isn’t ready to meet the waiver’s required timeline.

July 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

U.S. Senate introduces No Child Left Behind successor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-sized-fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would give way to standards that states write for themselves under legislation Senate Democrats announced Tuesday.

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Gillette seeks waiver for 16-to-1 requirement

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County School District is seeking a waiver for the second straight year under the state's 16-to-1 student-teacher ratio rule for grades K-3.

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Wyoming has time to revise 'No Child' waiver request

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Education has granted an extension on Wyoming's request for a waiver from federal education standards.

March 17, 2013 2:12 pmLoading…

Some Wyoming students to test a test

Some Wyoming students will take an extra test this spring after they complete their required state assessments. However, the additional test won't determine if they've learned what they're supposed to; students will be testing the test.

March 09, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Dare to compare: Public can access grad rates for high schools nationwide

CASPER, Wyo. — For the first time, Wyoming schools will be able to compare their graduation rates with any other high school in the country.

March 06, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming seeks No Child Left Behind waiver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking a waiver from federal education requirements.

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Wyoming to submit No Child Left Behind waiver request

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education plans to file for a federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver Thursday in the hope of avoiding consequences in 2014 for failing to meet standards, Director Jim Rose said.

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Report outlines Wyoming Department of Education problems with AYP reporting

Report outlines Wyoming Department of Education problems with AYP reporting

CASPER, Wyo. — Substantial problems in the way the Wyoming Department of Education handled this year's data required by No Child Left Behind indicate an inability to perform duties required by state law, according to a recent report to legislators.

November 20, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Wyoming releases progress reports

CASPER, Wyo. -- Of the 349 schools in Wyoming, 210 met federal goals under No Child Left Behind for the 2011-12 school year, according to information released Thursday evening by the Wyoming Department of Education.

October 19, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Trend continues for fewer schools meeting federal benchmarks

CASPER, Wyo. — Fewer Wyoming school districts and schools met federal benchmarks for the 2011-12 school year, continuing a trend from the past few years.

September 18, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

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